Coach Javier Mendez sees potential comeback for Cain Velasquez: "Money talks most of the time"

Coach Javier Mendez has given his take on a potential comeback for Cain Velasquez. Mendez coached the former UFC heavyweight champion during his time at AKA. During their time together, the Mexican captured UFC gold on two different occasions. During his peak, Velasquez was considered one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. However, when […]

Jake Paul reveals planned jump to MMA: “I’m gonna go get coached up by Jav Mendez and Team Khabib”

YouTuber turned pro boxer Jake Paul has revealed that he plans on transitioning over to mixed martial arts in the future. While he may currently be focusing on his boxing career, Jake Paul has made it clear that he wants to spend a lot of time in the combat sports sphere. This Saturday night, he’ll […]

Coach Javier Mendez shares some advice for his pupil Khabib Nurmagomedov

American Kickboxing Academy coach Javier Mendez has shared some advice for his star pupil in Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA) retired from mixed martial arts immediately following his submission victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The Russian sensation cited the death of his Father as the reason for hanging up his gloves. Despite ‘The […]

Conor McGregor would get "smashed" in Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch, says Javier Mendez

Javier Mendez, the head coach behind Khabib Nurmagomedov, says Conor McGregor would get smashed in a rematch with the lightweight champion. Like pretty much everybody, Mendez was watching last Saturday’s UFC 257 card very closely. After seeing McGregor get stopped by Dustin Poirier in the main event, he has some concerns about the Irishman’s preparation. […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov pens heartfelt tribute to coach Javier Mendez

Khabib Nurmagomedov has penned a heartfelt tribute to his long-time head coach at American Kickboxing Academy, Javier Mendez. Nurmagomedov returned to the cage in the main event of UFC 254 last Saturday on Fight Island, where he picked up a submission victory over Justin Gaethje and defended the UFC lightweight title in the process. Post-fight, […]